4 Ways to Make Sure Your Tax Return Doesn’t Get Stuck

Posted on 02. Mar, 2021 by in IRS, Small Business Tips, Tax Tips

Here are four ways to make sure the preparation of your tax return keeps humming along until it gets filed. Keep tax documents in one place. Missing items are one of the biggest reasons filing a tax return gets delayed! Find a place in your home and put all tax documents in this one place as […]

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SBA Re-Opening Paycheck Protection Program to Small Lenders on Friday, January 15

Posted on 14. Jan, 2021 by in COVID-19, PPP

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, will re-open the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan portal to PPP-eligible lenders with $1 billion or less in assets for First and Second Draw applications on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 9 am ET. The portal will fully open on Tuesday, January 19, […]

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Steer Clear of Money-Making Scams While You’re Stuck at Home

Posted on 08. Dec, 2020 by in Fraud, Small Business Tips

Scammers are targeting people looking to make money while stuck at home. While there are plenty of legitimate opportunities to earn extra cash, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says to steer clear from the following money-making scams: At-Home Medical Billing Businesses. Many medical billing business opportunities are worthless. Their promoters don’t tell the truth about earnings […]

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Great Tips to Improve Your Credit Score

Posted on 22. Sep, 2020 by in Cashflow, Credit Report, Managing Finances, Small Business Tips

You’re ready to take out a loan to buy a house, a car or get a credit card. You fill out the application and wait to hear from your bank on its decision to loan you the money. And then you get the dreaded phone call. Your credit score wasn’t high enough to approve the […]

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Don’t Make These Mortgage Refinancing Mistakes

Posted on 03. Sep, 2020 by in Mortgage, Small Business Tips

With 30-year fixed rate mortgages approaching historical lows of 3%, you may be thinking about refinancing an existing mortgage. But you better read the fine print before signing on the dotted line to avoid paying too much money. Here are some common mistakes homeowners make when refinancing their mortgage. Not shopping around. When looking to refinance […]

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New Law Requires Small Business to Provide Paid Leave

Posted on 13. Apr, 2020 by in Employee Benefits, Employees, Human Resources, Small Business Tips, Uncategorized

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act is a new law passed recently that offers COVID-19 assistance for both employees and employers. This new law provides businesses with fewer than 500 employees the funds to provide employees with paid leave, either for the employee’s own health needs or to care for family members. Here are the […]

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Recent COVID-19 Small Business Updates

Posted on 02. Apr, 2020 by in Small Business Tips, Tax Updates

Here are some valuable resources on recent changes that can impact Small Business owners: IRS rulings SBA loan offerings Tax Relief Stimulus bill As you know the IRS has extended the federal tax filing deadline to July 15.  What you might not know is that not all states have followed on this extension with the […]

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Five Tips to Make Tax Time Painless

Posted on 02. Mar, 2020 by in Small Business Tips, Tax Tips

Tax time is probably not your favorite time of year, especially if you have to pay the government your hard-earned dollars. Here are five tips on how we can make it just a bit less painful.  Have patience.  Practicing patience will go a long way when you’re dealing with taxes. Keep in mind that for tax professionals, […]

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Setting up Your Business Accounting System

Posted on 25. Feb, 2020 by in Accounting, Bookkeeping Articles, Small Business Tips

You’ve done the hard work. You have a new business idea or you’ve found an existing business to purchase. Want to help ensure your business success? Pay attention to correctly setting up your business’ accounting system. Here’s how: Consider business entity. Choosing the right legal and tax entity for your business is important. Consult experts […]

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Do You Have a Revenue Plan for 2020? 

Posted on 09. Jan, 2020 by in Managing Finances, Small Business Tips

 A great way to start the New Year is to get clear on exactly how you can make your revenue goal number.  A revenue plan is the perfect tool.  You’ll need to be proficient in Excel, and if not, you can work with your accountant on this very important and enlightening spreadsheet.     Start by listing all of your […]

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